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Inhaled Corticosteroids

Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) are the most effective medications for long-term management of persistent asthma, and should be utilized by patients and clinicians as is recommended in the guidelines for control of asthma.

EPR-3 Recommendation

The Expert Panel recommends that long-term control medications be taken on a long-term basis to achieve and maintain control of persistent asthma, and that ICS are the most potent and consistently effective long-term control medication for asthma.

Patient Handouts About Medications

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